Travel Blogs from Sheffield, United Kingdom

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Leaving the cutlery capital, Sheffield, United Kingdom travel blog

Leaving the cutlery capital

A travel blog entry by mrjoe

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... hospital. New buildings like the Winter Gardens or Hallam university's Atrium look great. A commonly quoted statistic is that Sheffield has the highest rate of students staying to live after graduation. Impressive for a city with relatively few graduate ...

Home!!, Sheffield, United Kingdom travel blog

Home!!

A travel blog entry by elainevickers

Home! Golly. It's not really sunk in yet. Everything is so familiar and yet feels slightly ...

The preparations, Sheffield, United Kingdom travel blog

The preparations

A travel blog entry by derekrussell30

Today we've started our jab program before we head off. Ordered the rucksacks from the US at the weekend. Visa processing is turning out to be a right pain in the arse. The people who work in these embassies must spend many happy hours dreaming up ...

All good things, Sheffield, United Kingdom travel blog

All good things

A travel blog entry by helentomandamy

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... the shopping experience a bit more. We are excited about hopefully buying a house in the next few months. Since moving in to our Sheffield rental, I have noticed that even at 0630 when I go to work, it is busy. When I cycled to work at that time in ...

The backpacks arrive !, Sheffield, United Kingdom travel blog

The backpacks arrive !

A travel blog entry by derekrussell30

The letter said 'Big Box' so that could only mean 1 thing ! We couldn't wait till Monday to get them so we went round to DHL on Saturday. Sue is VERY pleased with hers and all the bells and whistles and compartments that come with it. I tried mine on ...

The Start of the Swiss Experience, Sheffield, United Kingdom travel blog

The Start of the Swiss Experience

A travel blog entry by sheffster

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Hi Everyone, Well it is not long until I depart for the cold cold mountains of Switzerland. I just thought I would drop you a quick note about this Travelouge I have set up for my trip. Every time I make an entry you will receive an e mail telling you ...

day 6, Sheffield, United Kingdom travel blog

day 6

A travel blog entry by anmari

... a Megabus too!) to Hillsborough and then navigated my way in the dark and the rain up the hill to my B+B. I'd forgotten that bit about Sheffield, the hills. With one large and one small rucksack, my heart was sending out an SOS by the time I found where I ...

The Start of Somthing Big, Sheffield, United Kingdom travel blog

The Start of Somthing Big

A travel blog entry by sheffster

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Hi Guys, Well the time has come for me to exit the UK again and put my passport to good use by travelling around the globe for 12 months taking in some amazing sites, beutiful beaches and plenty of intoxicatic liquids. Thats correct instead of being ...

day 9, Sheffield, United Kingdom travel blog

day 9

A travel blog entry by anmari

... shops, the smell I always associate with Sheffield. If the city centre has been gentrified beyond repair, Hillsborough is more like the Sheffield I remember from the early to mid 90s. I make my way to the indoor shopping centre for lunch, where I find a ...

days 7 and 8, Sheffield, United Kingdom travel blog

days 7 and 8

A travel blog entry by anmari

... 're putting money into the old place but does it have to be so yuppified? I suppose this is all part of the transformation of Sheffield from steel city to knowledge city that's been going on since the 80s. And I suppose also that since tuition fees were ...

day 10, Sheffield, United Kingdom travel blog

day 10

A travel blog entry by anmari

... Stämning" immediately on my return. Back to reality in the central library, it's interesting to see how people in Sheffield are coping with the technological revolution. There's a steady stream of people, probably with no computer access at home, coming ...

A Snowy Sheffield, Sheffield, United Kingdom travel blog

A Snowy Sheffield

A travel blog entry by huddyandange

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...  here in  Not so sunny England.  The busses are the first to give up the ghost on the outskirts of Sheffield but as you get closer to the city centre the roads are clear and there is very little snowfall in comparison. ...

Ladybower, Sheffield, United Kingdom travel blog

Ladybower

A travel blog entry by huddyandange

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LADYBOWER, About 40 mins from Sheffield City Centre you enter a different worls. you are in the rolling countryside of the Peak District. and my home town is a small village on the outskirts of Sheffield.   The reservoir is ...

The night before.., Sheffield, United Kingdom travel blog

The night before..

A travel blog entry by ppgontour

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We've had a royal sendoff this evening. It's been emotional (only in Misha's case..) saying our goodbyes to all our lovely friends. Shout out to Ana for baking us the most amazing strawberries and cream red velvet cake mmm.  Everything (just about) ...

Home Is Where...?, Sheffield, United Kingdom travel blog

Home Is Where...?

A travel blog entry by analily89

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Allegedly where the heart is. After two years solid living in New Zealand, it has been AMAZING to see everyone, but now on my penultimate day in England having spent just shy of three weeks back, it is pretty amazing to be on the verge of the next ...

The Journey So far, Sheffield, United Kingdom travel blog

The Journey So far

A travel blog entry by thecannons

... do a wee plug for my business here - http://www.kspace.co.uk (anybody out there reading this and need a place to stay in Sheffield or Leeds I can absolutely guarantee this is the best place to stay !) What do we want to achieve from our trip ? The number ...

On our way!, Sheffield, United Kingdom travel blog

On our way!

A travel blog entry by sueanddave

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Well we are of after 5 months of planing the day has arrived but just look at the weather! It's raining as we set off and it's raining heavily by the time we reached the motorway! The good news is by Portsmouth it has cleared up but those legs certainly ...

Preparation Stage, Sheffield, United Kingdom travel blog

Preparation Stage

A travel blog entry by sueanddave

It's February 22nd. We've started our preparation for the tour. Hotels, B&B's are all booked and Chris Hart is expecting us around 3rd July-hopefully it'll be warmer then. This is a trial entry-starting the blog with our first enty. More to follow, ...

Study Study Study, Sheffield, United Kingdom travel blog

Study Study Study

A travel blog entry by kaitlynwaldie

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... from claustrophobia. At the end when we reached the top it was definitely worth it, the views across York were stunning. Now back in Sheffield I bought a little bike to make it easier for me to get around and so i can see more of the town.The bike is hot ...

Retail Therapy, Sheffield, United Kingdom travel blog

Retail Therapy

A travel blog entry by julieandnick

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MDW has gone every where I have wanted to go and done just about every thing I have wanted to do. So it is only fair we put the travelling and sightseeing on hold for a while so MDW can go to the biggest damn shopping centre I have ever seen called ...

Sheffield the tour begins, Sheffield, United Kingdom travel blog

Sheffield the tour begins

A travel blog entry by kaitlynwaldie

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... market in the centre of town which was bustling with people.  Monday we had our first tour of the university here, Sheffield Hallam University. The equipment here is incredible they are really big on the mechanical side in their course, so there are ...

We're on our way, Sheffield, United Kingdom travel blog

We're on our way

A travel blog entry by white-travels

Left home at 06.45 to pick up Phil. Torrential rain all the way to London. However, made good time. Heathrow very quiet and we were through baggage drop off and security very quickly. The flight was on time (poor range of films on screen) and we were ...

Day 2, Sheffield, United Kingdom travel blog

Day 2

A travel blog entry by miss_taylor

Day 2 - October 31, 2010 We slept until 1pm today. Once we got up and got going, we walked to the city centre and looked at all of the Halloween festivities. Apparently, Halloween is a growing tradition here that they have adopted from America. It is ...

Sheffield, Sheffield, United Kingdom travel blog

Sheffield

A travel blog entry by jenneysontour

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... on. Into Hathersage ( where Chris and I had our wedding party last century) and had a quick coffee before getting bus back to Sheffield.   Saturday night was a big party at Di and Frank's so there are no photos of that! Lots of fun at Jenney HQ with ...

Rainy Day, Sheffield, United Kingdom travel blog

Rainy Day

A travel blog entry by jenneysontour

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Nothing done today except a late dog walk around Derwent Dam - of Dambuster fame, trying to dodge the rain.   We forgot the dogs collars and leads so had to put the pooch in a bag!   Failed to avoid the rain so Chris had to put my hat on - ...

The first leg of the journey, Sheffield, United Kingdom travel blog

The first leg of the journey

A travel blog entry by lia_analita

... distant memory, so I can revist this blog and others can get a feel of what the city was like. The trip begins in Sheffield, having decided to leave from London than Manchester due to budget I took an early morning train to the great capital. The trip ...

Oh, the Grand Old Views of York, Sheffield, United Kingdom travel blog

Oh, the Grand Old Views of York

A travel blog entry by mandyandcharlie

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... the bus stop as the rain started to fall. It was a bit of a slog to our Britstop tonight, but we wanted to get south of Sheffield and into the Peak District for tomorrow, so we hit the M1: 5 lanes of 5 o'clock traffic, and it was absolutely hosing down! ...

Town��, Sheffield, United Kingdom travel blog

Town��

A travel blog entry by indianlantern

Well, today I went off to town with my friends for a nice shopping trip!�� Me and three others, Rebekah, Maddie and Kate, got the bus, even though it was a bit of a faf when Rebekah missed the bus and had to over take it in her car and then ...

An interesting Halloween, Sheffield, United Kingdom travel blog

An interesting Halloween

A travel blog entry by tilazway

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... .  Both her and her now ex-borfriend were back in England and she let me stay the night at her place.  So I arrived to Sheffield and made my way to her place. When I arrived she told me that she had been asked to read for a group of people that ...

Day 5, Sheffield, United Kingdom travel blog

Day 5

A travel blog entry by chris_calcite

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240 miles 5 great sights ...

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